The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / North West
Rank 41 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 365 264 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.07% 4.67% 5.34%
As % of the General category 16.98% 11.46% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 268 188 264
Median salary £41,250 £40,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.22% -4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2150 2304 2813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.73% 40.79% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 1868 2264
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 271 £42,500 -5.55% 51
Cheshire +10 25 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Lancashire +2 22 £41,000 -0.60% 7
Merseyside +6 19 £40,000 +5.26% 9
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Retail.

1 219 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (29.73%) E-Commerce
3 161 (25.60%) Finance
4 119 (18.92%) SQL
5 99 (15.74%) HTML
6 94 (14.94%) Microsoft
7 81 (12.88%) Java
7 81 (12.88%) JavaScript
7 81 (12.88%) PHP
7 81 (12.88%) CSS
8 77 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 76 (12.08%) SQL Server
10 68 (10.81%) Banking
11 67 (10.65%) Oracle
12 65 (10.33%) Scrum
12 65 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
13 64 (10.17%) Marketing
14 62 (9.86%) OO
14 62 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
14 62 (9.86%) Git (software)
15 61 (9.70%) MVC
16 58 (9.22%) TDD
17 57 (9.06%) Software Engineering
18 54 (8.59%) Degree
18 54 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
19 53 (8.43%) Web Development
19 53 (8.43%) .NET
20 51 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
20 51 (8.11%) Analytics
21 49 (7.79%) MS Excel

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (3.97%) Tomcat
2 19 (3.02%) Apache Spark
3 18 (2.86%) JBoss
3 18 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.54%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.38%) SAS
6 13 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.75%) Confluence
7 11 (1.75%) WordPress
8 9 (1.43%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.43%) CMS
8 9 (1.43%) Jetty
8 9 (1.43%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.95%) Commerce Server
10 4 (0.64%) Apache
10 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.48%) Alfresco
Applications
1 49 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (1.59%) MS Office
5 9 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (1.11%) InDesign
7 3 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.48%) SPSS
8 2 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.32%) MS Project
9 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.16%) Revit
9 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (7.63%) Magento
2 14 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.32%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.32%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.32%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 51 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (1.91%) SaaS
5 8 (1.27%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.79%) IaaS
6 5 (0.79%) PaaS
7 3 (0.48%) AdWords
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.16%) Google Play
8 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.16%) Office 365
8 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.97%) Firewall
2 22 (3.50%) Network Security
3 11 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (1.43%) VPN
6 8 (1.27%) Ethernet
6 8 (1.27%) NetScaler
7 6 (0.95%) Internet
8 5 (0.79%) Wireless
9 4 (0.64%) VoIP
10 3 (0.48%) LAN
10 3 (0.48%) WAN
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (0.32%) HTTP
12 1 (0.16%) DHCP
12 1 (0.16%) DMVPN
12 1 (0.16%) DNS
12 1 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.16%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.84%) MySQL
3 42 (6.68%) Big Data
4 35 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (3.18%) NoSQL
8 19 (3.02%) MongoDB
8 19 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (2.54%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.91%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.75%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.43%) Couchbase
13 9 (1.43%) Redis
13 9 (1.43%) Riak
14 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (1.11%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 62 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.45%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.97%) JIRA
4 22 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.02%) JUnit
6 17 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 16 (2.54%) Mockito
8 14 (2.23%) Selenium
9 13 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (2.07%) Hudson
9 13 (2.07%) JMeter
10 12 (1.91%) GoCD
11 11 (1.75%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.59%) Bitbucket
13 9 (1.43%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.43%) IntelliJ
13 9 (1.43%) jMock
14 8 (1.27%) Subversion
14 8 (1.27%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.11%) MSBuild
General
1 161 (25.60%) Finance
2 68 (10.81%) Banking
3 64 (10.17%) Marketing
4 46 (7.31%) Manufacturing
5 25 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 25 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.54%) Games
7 13 (2.07%) Advertising
8 12 (1.91%) Local Government
9 11 (1.75%) Publishing
10 10 (1.59%) Electronics
11 7 (1.11%) Legal
12 6 (0.95%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.79%) Automotive
14 3 (0.48%) Billing
15 2 (0.32%) Back Office
15 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 205 (32.59%) Developer
2 92 (14.63%) Analyst
3 67 (10.65%) Consultant
4 65 (10.33%) Architect
5 45 (7.15%) Business Analyst
6 39 (6.20%) Senior Developer
7 35 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 30 (4.77%) Software Developer
9 29 (4.61%) Graduate
10 28 (4.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 28 (4.45%) PHP Developer
10 28 (4.45%) SQL Server Developer
11 27 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 27 (4.29%) Security Consultant
11 27 (4.29%) Web Developer
12 23 (3.66%) Project Manager
12 23 (3.66%) Senior Architect
13 21 (3.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 21 (3.34%) Network Consultant
13 21 (3.34%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (15.74%) HTML
2 81 (12.88%) CSS
3 53 (8.43%) .NET
4 44 (7.00%) AngularJS
4 44 (7.00%) jQuery
5 31 (4.93%) HTML5
6 30 (4.77%) Web Services
7 23 (3.66%) React
8 21 (3.34%) ASP.NET
9 20 (3.18%) CSS3
10 18 (2.86%) XML
11 17 (2.70%) J2EE
11 17 (2.70%) SOAP
12 15 (2.38%) JDBC
12 15 (2.38%) RESTful
13 13 (2.07%) Middleware
14 12 (1.91%) JSON
15 11 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (1.59%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.31%) User Experience
3 40 (6.36%) iPad
4 27 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.66%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.75%) EPoS
9 10 (1.59%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.59%) Social Media
10 8 (1.27%) FMCG
11 4 (0.64%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.64%) NHS
12 3 (0.48%) iPhone
12 3 (0.48%) LIMS
13 2 (0.32%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.32%) PMI
13 2 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.88%) Linux
2 29 (4.61%) Windows
3 17 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.54%) Android
5 8 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.27%) Unix
5 8 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.11%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.64%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Fedora
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (29.73%) E-Commerce
3 77 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (10.33%) Scrum
5 62 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
5 62 (9.86%) OO
6 61 (9.70%) MVC
7 58 (9.22%) TDD
8 57 (9.06%) Software Engineering
9 54 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (8.43%) Web Development
11 51 (8.11%) Analytics
12 49 (7.79%) Project Management
13 47 (7.47%) Mentoring
14 44 (7.00%) SDLC
15 33 (5.25%) BDD
15 33 (5.25%) DevOps
16 30 (4.77%) Waterfall
17 27 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
17 27 (4.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 119 (18.92%) SQL
2 81 (12.88%) Java
2 81 (12.88%) JavaScript
2 81 (12.88%) PHP
3 46 (7.31%) C#
4 44 (7.00%) Python
5 29 (4.61%) C++
6 24 (3.82%) T-SQL
7 21 (3.34%) Go
8 19 (3.02%) Perl
9 17 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.38%) Ruby
11 14 (2.23%) C
12 12 (1.91%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.43%) R
14 7 (1.11%) Korn
15 6 (0.95%) Scala
16 5 (0.79%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.48%) ABAP
17 3 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (8.59%) Degree
2 27 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (3.66%) CCNP
4 19 (3.02%) CISSP
5 15 (2.38%) CISM
6 13 (2.07%) CCIE
6 13 (2.07%) CCSA
6 13 (2.07%) CCSE
6 13 (2.07%) CCSP
6 13 (2.07%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.11%) CISA
8 7 (1.11%) MCSE
8 7 (1.11%) PhD
9 5 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.64%) CCNA
10 4 (0.64%) ISEB
10 4 (0.64%) MCP
10 4 (0.64%) MCSA
10 4 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.09%) QA
2 20 (3.18%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.86%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.43%) COBIT
5 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.48%) SLA
7 2 (0.32%) IFRS
7 2 (0.32%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (2.07%) Active Directory
1 13 (2.07%) Docker
2 4 (0.64%) Firmware
2 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) vSphere
3 1 (0.16%) XenApp
3 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (3.50%) Ansible
1 22 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (3.34%) Puppet
3 13 (2.07%) FortiGate
3 13 (2.07%) Terraform
4 9 (1.43%) Kibana
4 9 (1.43%) logstash
4 9 (1.43%) Salt
5 2 (0.32%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.16%) Nagios
6 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 94 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 67 (10.65%) Oracle
3 34 (5.41%) Google
4 27 (4.29%) Cisco
5 19 (3.02%) SAP
6 17 (2.70%) VMware
7 15 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 15 (2.38%) HP
8 13 (2.07%) Fortinet
8 13 (2.07%) Splunk
9 12 (1.91%) Rackspace
10 11 (1.75%) Adobe
11 9 (1.43%) Citrix
12 8 (1.27%) Cadence
12 8 (1.27%) IBM
12 8 (1.27%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.27%) Riverbed
13 7 (1.11%) Tableau
14 4 (0.64%) Facebook
14 4 (0.64%) Twitter
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Competative
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £62500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension,benefits, flexi-time
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £60000.00 - £63000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hot Rec
Salary: £15k - 16k per year
Posted: 2 days ago